Incorporating Grove Music Online (the definitive music reference source in the English language) Oxford Music online provides access to more than 57,000 articles written by some 6,000 scholars. This is a great starting point for almost any music research project.
The International Index to Music Periodicals (IIMP) is the only electronic index with abstracts to current music periodicals. New journals are added with the advice of the IIMP Advisory Board. The database contains over 600,000 records, with complete runs of over ten important titles, such as the Journal of the American Musicological Society and Notes. IIMP provides both current and retrospective coverage. IIMP offers the most extensive backfile available electronically, with over 235,000 records from 1874 to 1996. In addition, the full-text version, IIMP Full Text, contains more than 160 journals in full text, with new content added every month and new full-text titles added on a regular basis.
The Music Index, produced by Harmonie Park Press, is the single most comprehensive subject-author guide to music periodical literature. The Music Index has been available in print since 1949. The Music Index online coverage spans from 1976 to the present and contains surveyed data from 775 international music periodicals from over 40 countries, with English translations from 22 languages.
RILM Abstracts of Music Literature, a comprehensive, ongoing guide to publications on music from all over the world, is an indispensable tool for scholars, students, librarians, performers, teachers, and music lovers.
JSTOR is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to create and maintain a trusted archive of important scholarly journals and to provide access to these journals as widely as possible. Content in JSTOR spans many disciplines, primarily in the humanities and social sciences. Recent articles are generally not available.
Naxos Music Library [NML] is the world's largest online classical music library. The library offers the catalogs of more than 50 classical, jazz and world music labels with more labels joining every month. Among the labels whose catalogs are included in the service are leading independent classical labels such as BIS, Chandos, CPO, Haenssler, Hungaroton, Marco Polo, Vanguard Classics, VOX, and of course Naxos. World music content is provided by ARC, Celestial Harmonies and others.
Naxos Music Library Jazz offers thousands of tracks of jazz from over 2,300 albums. Hundreds of jazz artists are represented. Naxos Music Library Jazz comprises Naxos Jazz and the 22 labels of Fantasy Jazz. Naxos Jazz, along with Prophone and Proprius, brings you the world of international Jazz, covering Sweden and Scandinavian jazz artist.
This database is the world's largest multi-label database of Classical music recordings for listening and learning in libraries.Coverage includes music written from the earliest times (e.g. Gregorian Chant) to the present, including many contemporary composers. Repertoire ranges from vocal and choral music, to chamber, orchestral, solo instrumental, and opera.
This database is a virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions. The collection provides educators, students, and interested listeners with an unprecedented variety of online resources that support the creation, continuity, and preservation of diverse musical forms.
DRAM is a not-for-profit resource providing educational communities with on-demand streaming access to CD-quality audio (192kbps Mp4), complete original liner notes and essays from independent record labels and sound archives. Continuing in the tradition of DRAM's sister company New World Records, one of DRAM's primary focuses is the preservation and dissemination of important recordings that have been neglected by the commercial marketplace, recordings that may otherwise become lost or forgotten.
Great singers throughout the centuries have shared a common goal: to gain an awareness of the synergy of words and music in order to communicate a deeper understanding of the work with the audience, to be expressive, and to sing beautifully. SingersBabel is dedicated to helping musicians achieve this fundamental goal by integrating traditional teaching tools with established technology.
is a subset of Music In Print which identifies works from the String, Woodwind, and Classical Guitar databases therein as well as the newer areas of Brass, Recorder, Percussion, and Miscellaneous ensembles to create a central Chamber Music database. The criteria for including works in this database are that the work must be for two or more unlike instruments (with or without keyboard accompaniment).
IPM is a comprehensive index and guide to music printed in standard scholarly editions. The music included is published in sets and series organized according by composer, geographical area, time/style period, original source or appearance in anthologies.
LibraryMusicSource.com is assembled from the 200 plus catalog of the CD-ROM collections of CD Sheet Music, LLC. Includes masterworks for piano, organ, classical guitar, strings, winds, voice, chorus and study scores.
The digitized version offers the musical text and the critical commentaries of the entire Neue Mozart-Ausgabe, edited by the Internationale Stiftung Mozart in cooperation with the Mozart cities of Augsburg, Salzburg, and Vienna
Features explanations and listening samples as well as important documents related to the pieces and now owned by the Beethoven-Haus: 300 manuscripts from Beethoven (autographs), copies by professional copyists and drafts, 800 first publications as well as work related letters and pictures. For each document, visitors can read and listen to scientific and interesting information.
The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online is the first comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world's peoples. More than 9,000 pages of material, combined with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world, make this the most complete body of work focused on world music.
DDM-Online is a database of bibliographic records for completed dissertations and new dissertation topics in the fields of musicology, music theory, and ethnomusicology, as well as in related musical, scientific, and humanistic disciplines.
This database will contain 250 of the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the world’s best performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work’s importance to the operatic canon.
The world's leading Performing Arts DVD distributor brings you an extensive streaming video library of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts and documentaries. Watch the world's greatest opera houses, ballet companies, orchestras and artists perform on demand!